Publications

Here are my first-author publications for easy access. Let me know if you are interested in collaborations on these topics!

Here is a list of pre-prints on the arXiv.

+ Papers and Maps in professional journals

  1. 'Mars 2020 team using Australian rocks in search for life on Mars' with C. E. Viviano, and T. A. Goudge (2020) Eos, 101, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EO146438. Published on 02 July 2020.

  2. 'Olivine-Carbonate Mineralogy of the Jezero Crater Region' (2020) with Christina Viviano and Tim Goudge Journal of Geophyscial Research - Planets 125 10.1029/2019JE006011 (open access pdf at JGR)

  3. ' Ultramafic Talc-Carbonate Unit' (2019) The North Pole Dome and Dresser Formation Field Guide', ed. Martin Van Kranendonk posted on arXiv arXiv:2002.10634 https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.10634

  4. 'Circular Polarization and Coherent Backscattering' (2017) posted on arXiv arXiv:1707.08444 https://arxiv.org/abs/1707.08444

  5. 'Martian north polar cap summer water cycle' (2016) with Wendy Calvin, Patricio Becerra and Shane Byrne Icarus 277 401-415 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.05.007

  6. 'The Case for a modern multiwavelenth, polarization-sensitive LIDAR in orbit around Mars' (2015) with Tim Michaels, Shane Byrne, Wenbo Sun, Tim Titus, Tony Colaprete, Mike Wolff, Gorden Videen and Chris Grund Journal of Quant. Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 153 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.10.021

  7. 'Equivalence relations and symmetries for laboratory, LIDAR, and planetary Mueller matrix scattering geometries' (2014) Journal of the Optical Society of America A 31 (12) 2789-2794 doi:10.1364/JOSAA.31.002789

  8. 'Interannual observations and quantification of summertime H2O ice deposition on the Martian CO2 ice south polar cap' with Tim Titus and Sylvain Piqueux (2014) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 406 102-109 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.08.039

  9. 'Spectral bluing induced by small particles under the Mie and Rayleigh regimes' (2014) Icarus 239 85-95 doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2014.05.042

  10. 'Compact Reonnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) north polar springtime recession mapping: First 3 Mars year of observations' with W. Calvin and S. Murchie (2012) Journal of Geophysical Research 117 E00J20 doi:10.1029/2012JE004113

  11. 'Symmetry relations revealed in Mueller matrix hemispherical maps' with Yu Xie (2012) Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 113(8) 644-651 doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2012.01.008

  12. 'Hyperspectral alteration mapping of early Archean hydrothermal systems in the North Pole Dome, Pilbara Craton' with T.J. Cudahy, M.R. Walter and A.H. Hickman (2011) Geological Survey of Western Australia Map, GSWA Record 2011/15, 28pp. Also available as a Google Book here.

  13. 'Hydrothermal formation of Clay-Carbonate alteration assemblages in the Nili Fossae region of Mars' with S. J. Hook, A. M. Baldridge, J. K. Crowley, N. T. Bridges, B. J. Thomson, G. M. Marion, C. R. de Souza Filho and J. L. Bishop (2010) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297, 174-182 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.06.018

  14. 'Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) south polar mapping: First Mars year of observations' with W. Calvin, P. McGuire and S. Murchie (2010) Journal of Geophysical Research 115 E00D13 doi:10.1029/2009JE003333

  15. 'The MARTE Imaging Spectrometer Experiment: Design and Analysis' with B. Sutter and S. Dunagan (2008) Astrobiology 8(5) 1001-1011 doi:10.1089/ast.2007.0142

  16. 'Louth Crater: Evolution of a layered water ice mound' with S. Byrne, L. Tornabene and T. Roush (2008) Icarus 196 433-445 doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.11.023

  17. 'Hydrothermal alteration at the Panorama Formation, North Pole Dome, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia' with T.J. Cudahy and M.R. Walter (2006) Precambrian Research, 151, 211-223 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2006.08.014

  18. 'Spectral Curve Fitting for Automatic Hyperspectral data Analysis,' (2006) Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44(6) 1601-1608 doi:10.1109/TGRS.2006.870435

  19. 'Hyperspectral mapping of Dresser Formation, Pilbara Craton' with M. Walter and T. Cudahy (2005) Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 52 , 353-364 doi:10.1080/08120090500134530

  20. 'SWIR Investigation of sites of astrobiological interest' with T. Cudahy and M. Walter (2004) Astrobiology 4 359-376 doi:10.1089/ast.2004.4.359

+ PhD Thesis

  1. 'Hyperspectral Mapping of Ancient Hydrothermal Systems' supervised by T. Cudahy and M. Walter (2006) Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, Macquarie University, 328 pages

+ Related Web articles

  1. 'Discovering Life on Mars: How Aussie Rocks may hold the key', 9-News Australia Article by Kiersten Papasidero (29 Aug 2020)

  2. 'Will We Soon Have Proof of Martian Life?', SETI Institute Article by Seth Shostak (24 Jul 2020)

  3. 'Using Australian Analogs to Prepare for Mars 2020 at Jezero Crater', LPI Planetary News (21 July 2020)

  4. ' Serpentinization and the Astrobiological Potential of the Mars 2020 Landing Site ', Astrobiology.nasa.gov (8 April 2020)

  5. ' Mineral Link Identified Near Mars 2020 Landing Site ', SETI Institute News (12 March 2020)

  6. 'An Olivine Protolith for Carbonate in Nili Fossae, Mars', LPI Planetary News (3 March 2020)

  7. 'Timmins Archean Komatiite Rocks and Mars', Northern Canadian News, 10 August 2017

  8. Looking for hints of extraterrestrial life, interview with Astrowatch.net (23 June 2014)

  9. 'MSL and the NASA Mars Exploration Program: Where we’ve been, where we’re going' by Adrian Brown (01 Aug 2012) thespacereview.com

  10. 'The Time For Mars is Now' interview of Adrian Brown (27 Oct 2010) scienceblogs.com

  11. 'Future of Martian Exploration' by Adrian Brown (4 Aug 2010) scienceblogs.com

  12. 'Mars site may hold 'buried life'' by Victoria Gill (29 Jul 2010) bbc.co.uk

  13. 'NASA rides 'bucking bronco' to Mars' by Victoria Gill (17 Feb 2010) bbc.co.uk

  14. 'Mars Science Laboratory: The technical reasons behind its delay' by Adrian Brown (02 Mar 2009) thespacereview.com

  15. 'Mars Science Laboratory: The budgetary reasons behind its delay' by Adrian Brown (02 Mar 2009) thespacereview.com

  16. 'Astrobiology - The Universe, Episode 21' by Laura Verklan, Brown discusses life in hydrothermal environments

  17. 'President Obama's space policy: Learning From Eisenhower' by Adrian Brown (15 Sep 2008) thespacereview.com

  18. 'The Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM): Exclusive Interview with Mission Scientist Dr Adrian Brown' by Ian O'Neill (3 May 2008) marshome.org

  19. 'New Discovery on Mars: Ephemeral Polar Water Ice Mapped' by Emily Wanderer, (21 Feb 2008) space.com

  20. 'How much does SETI require robots?' by Adrian Brown (21 Dec 2007) space.com